The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 875 914 899
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 15 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.004% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £85,000 - £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 - £52,750

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 15 £85,000 -
London - 8 £90,000 -
South East +25 5 £85,000 -
Hampshire +5 3 £85,000 -
Andover - 3 £85,000 -
Berkshire -2 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Watford - 1 £80,000 -
Leeds - 1 £85,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Telecoms
3 20 (44.44%) Marketing
3 20 (44.44%) Open Source
4 17 (37.78%) Degree
5 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
5 16 (35.56%) Big Data
6 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.89%) Oracle
7 13 (28.89%) SDLC
8 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
8 11 (24.44%) Internet of Things
8 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (24.44%) Internet
9 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (22.22%) TOGAF
9 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
10 9 (20.00%) ArchiMate
10 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (20.00%) COBIT
10 9 (20.00%) BPMN
10 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (20.00%) SysML
10 9 (20.00%) Local Government
10 9 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
10 9 (20.00%) UML
10 9 (20.00%) SOA
11 8 (17.78%) Broadband
11 8 (17.78%) Management Information System

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Internet
2 8 (17.78%) Broadband
2 8 (17.78%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.44%) CTI
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) OSPF
3 2 (4.44%) BGP
3 2 (4.44%) RTP
3 2 (4.44%) SS7
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (4.44%) VLAN
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Big Data
2 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.11%) Sqoop
4 5 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (51.11%) Telecoms
2 20 (44.44%) Marketing
3 9 (20.00%) Local Government
4 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (11.11%) Finance
5 5 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (11.11%) Cantonese Language
5 5 (11.11%) German Language
6 2 (4.44%) Billing
7 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Internet of Things
2 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
3 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) IVR
5 2 (4.44%) NGOSS
6 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Open Source
3 13 (28.89%) SDLC
4 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 10 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 9 (20.00%) SysML
5 9 (20.00%) BPMN
5 9 (20.00%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) UML
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (20.00%) ArchiMate
6 8 (17.78%) Network Management
7 7 (15.56%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) RAD
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) R
3 2 (4.44%) Erlang
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MBA
3 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) COBIT
2 8 (17.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Amdocs
5 2 (4.44%) Pega
6 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Ericsson